January 15th, 2021

TUESDAY, August 29, 2017

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on August 29, 2017.


MR. WALTER JOHN “JOHNNY” ANDERSON, beloved husband of Mrs. Joan Anderson, passed away Saturday August 26, 2017 at the age of 82 years.

Besides his loving wife (and best fishing partner) he is survived by a dear stepdaughter LeAnn (John) Marutkyn of Lethbridge; one sister Dona (Doug) Bannink of Cranbrook; three daughters Darla Cooke of Arizona; Leanne (Darcy Jordan) Anderson of Lethbridge; Lorelei (Rob) Kempenaar of Lethbridge; also seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. He was predeceased by one brother Wayne (Jean) Anderson of Fort Macleod and parents Oscar and Mary (Babs) Anderson of Monarch. Johnny loved being a “Grampa” and was a caring uncle to his many special nieces and nephews.

Johnny’s big heart, kind easy going nature and fun loving outlook on life will be remembered and cherished by family and friends who loved him dearly. No funeral by Johnny’s request.

A family memorial will be held at a later date.

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Candace Langworthy and David Burt are profoundly saddened to share that on August 23, 2017 they learned that their baby’s heart was no longer beating. On Friday, August 25, 2017 at 3:34 A.M., GAVIN MICHAEL was delivered at the Chinook Regional Hospital.

Gavin leaves to mourn his parents: Candace and David, grandparents: Amber (Heinz) Langworthy, Dennis (Carol) Langworthy, Sherry Schafer Burt and Barry (Katherine) Burt, great grandpa Nick Wiggill, aunts and uncles: Dallas (Stacey) Langworthy, Troy Langworthy, John (Erin) Burt and Emily (Geoff) Burt as well as cousins: Jack, Hannah and Leah Burt.

A Funeral Service for Gavin will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Sandra Riddell officiating. A private family interment will follow at the Coaldale Community Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gavin’s memory to the Coaldale Public Library – 2014 18th St, Coaldale, AB T1M 1E9.

“Imagine a love so strong,

it made saying hello

and goodbye in the same day worth all the pain.”

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Mr. GLENN HEPPLER beloved husband of Leona Heppler of Warner, passed away at the Milk River Health Centre on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the age of 70 years, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Glenn was a loving husband, father, Grandpa, brother, uncle, cousin and friend. Glenn is survived by his loving wife Leona, eldest daughter Angela (Mike) Faber and grandson Brandon; and by his youngest daughter Laura-May (Kevin) Heppler. Glenn was born in Lethbridge in 1947 and raised in Warner where he lived his entire life. Glenn’s life centered on his family, friends and farming and of course his love for Guns and hunting. He was a dedicated member of many clubs and committee’s in the community. For all of those who knew Glenn, he lived his life to the fullest and without any regrets. Glenn had a great sense of humour and an infectious laugh that will be sadly missed by his family and his many, many friends. A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 321 Main Street, Milk River at 11:00 AM, Inurnment to follow in the Warner Cemetery. Reception to follow the Graveside service at the Warner Elks Hall. Donations may be made in Glenn’s name to the Warner Cemetery Improvement Association. Send condolences to http://www.evergreenfh.ca


Mr. JOHN PETER BOYES, beloved husband of Nancy Boyes, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Funeral arrangements to be announced when completed. Send condolences to http://www.evergreenfh.ca

Al Kondor
1938 – 2017
Aloysius Kondor, beloved husband of Jeannette Kondor, passed away in Lethbridge on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the age of 79 years.
Further information including service details will follow once arrangements have been finalized.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.


MARGARET LORRAINE OBRIGEWITCH (nee Bolander) passed away on August 25, 2017 at the age of 80 at the St. Michaels Health Centre – Palliative Care Unit.

She was born on January 5, 1937 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan.

Margaret is survived by her husband of 60 years Anton “Tony” Obrigewitch, and her children Sandra (Richard) Rainkie, Michael Obrigewitch, Robert (Kathy) Obrigewitch, Carol (Scott) Earl, and James (Sharon) Obrigewitch, and grandchildren Kaitlin, Adam, Erin, Thomas, Carla, Justin, Jacob and Jenna, and great grandchildren Khyla and Oliver.

She was predeceased by her father, mother and siblings sister Velma Laverty and brother Rodney Bolander, and son-in-law Leonard Gorveatt.

A Celebration of Margaret’s Life will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME – 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB. on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to The Arthritis Society, 393 University Avenue, Suite 1700, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1E6 or visit arthritis.ca

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Sadly we announce the passing of Paul Joseph Zimmer. Paul passed away on August 21, 2017 at the age of 44 years. He is survived by his parents, Rudy and Joan Zimmer, brother Michael (Tina) Zimmer, niece Kaitlynn, nephew Riley and his sister Laurie (Colin) Catonio, nieces Ciana and Natalia all of Lethbridge, Alberta. Paul was an excellent hair stylist for a number of years in both Lethbridge and Calgary. Eventually he hung up his scissors for a position at Westjet in Calgary. He loved his new career and the people he worked with. He enjoyed travelling to many places with his job both professionally and for personal pleasure. He will be greatly missed but his memory will forever live in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Paul’s name to Ronald McDonald House or The Children’s Hospital. A celebration of life will be held in Calgary at a time and place to be determined.

Condolences may be sent to: http://www.choicememorial.com

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